(LONDON) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend a U.S.-led climate change summit this week at the invitation of President Joe Biden. Biden has invited 40 world leaders to participate in the Leaders Summit on Climate, which will be held virtually on Thursday and Friday.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In the last four months, five states have legalized recreational marijuana, meaning now 30% of the country allows its adult residents to possess and use cannabis. At least two more states are poised to be added to that list following the passage... Read More.
MORE MUMBERS Remember the days of an operator connecting your phone call, or a designated prefix for your neighborhood’s phone number? Those days are long gone as our area’s population has grown dramatically and technology has advanced. In the 1970s and into the 1980s, fax... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Army has made a major change in policy to allow women an easier path back after giving birth.The Army will now give active duty or reserve soldiers who have just given... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- A female firefighter in Colorado who learned that her treatment for breast cancer would not be covered under her health coverage fought for change in order to level the playing field for all firefighters.
(LOS ANGELES) -- In an exclusive interview with Michael Strahan on ABC's Good Morning America Thursday, embattled Bachelor host Chris Harrison addressed the comments he made defending current Bachelor contestant and front-runner Rachael Kirkconnell. Kirkconnell's past social media posts showed her "liking" a photo containing a Confederate flag, as well as photos of her... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The House late Wednesday night passed a sweeping ethics and voting rights package, first introduced in 2019.The "For the People Act of 2021" is something Democrats say is urgently needed as Republican-controlled state legislatures... Read More.
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The House on Wednesday is expected to pass a sweeping ethics and voting rights package first introduced in 2019, one Democrats say is urgently needed as GOP-controlled state legislatures scramble to change voting laws in the... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The cost of climate change is becoming increasingly clear as researchers study the adverse effects of rising sea levels on society.As the climate warms, the glaciers and ice sheets around the world will... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- Juvenile great white shark populations have been increasingly moving up the California coast as climate change warms ocean waters, according to a new study.The marine predators typically remain in warmer waters... Read More.